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to president obama as well as to u.s. senator roger wicker of mississippi. another u.s. senator also the target of a suspected letter although it has not been confirmed that second senate letter contained ricin. continuing our discussion with former u.s. ambassador to the u.n., john bolton. ambassador bolton, there have been concerns over the years, you know, that some of these states that don't necessarily see eye-to-eye with the united states, countries like iran and or north korea, might try some of these relatively crude methods to sow the seeds of disruption in this country to cause chaos and panic. do you see any indications this kind of thing is happening in this case? >> i don't think we have any evidence of that here but for many, many years, biological and chemical warfare has been called the poor man's nuclear weapon. it's not nearly as expensive to put together these programs. there are more states that have chemical or biological weapons perhaps than have nuclear programs. of course the risk is the perfect storm, putting one of these weapons of mass destruction in the hands of terr
, united states senator, electing barack obama, united states senate, and eventually electing barack obama, president of the united states of america. always more than a radio, it belonged to the community, was the heart of the community. so i congratulate melody spann cooper and all of those who made wvon what it is today. the voice of the nation. i thank you, mr. speaker, and yield back the balance of my time. the speaker pro tempore: pursuant to clause 12-a of rule 1, the chair declares the house in recess until noon today. and in the senate at this hour, work continues on gun control legislation. they will take a series of amendment votes beginning at 4:00 p.m. eastern. the first one on the manchin-toomey amendment, dealing with expanding background checks for those seeking to purchase a gun. the a.p. writing this morning that bipartisan effort to expand background checks is in deep trouble as the senate approaches a long-awaited approach on the linchpin of the drive to curb gun violence. that's from the associated press. and senator manchin said on nbc, we will not get the votes today
hard. >> president obama will travel to boston. you will hear for the next 25 minutes what the president and others had to say. you also hear from vice president joe biden and about five minutes. senate leaders harry reid and mitch mcconnell, and members of the house, including speaker john boehner. president obama spoke this morning saying, among other things, that the bombings were an active terrorists. -- an act of terrorists. >> good morning, everybody. i've just been briefed by my national security team, including f.b.i. director muller, attorney general holder, secretary napolitano, and my counterterrorism and homeland security advisor, lisa monaco, on the attacks in boston. we continue to mobilize and deploy all appropriate law enforcement resources to protect our citizens and investigate and to respond to this attack. obviously our first thoughts this morning are with the victims. their families and the city of boston. explosionst two gravely wounded dozens of americans and took the lives of others, including a 8-year-old boy. this was a heinous and cowardly act and
for congress is screened. it has not been sent to an fbi crime lab. >>> also in washington, the senate judiciary committee is expected to roll out next week. a release was expected for tomorrow but was later delayed because of the bombings in boston. schumer met with president obama and discussed along with the so called gang of eight. here is what was discussed, a new requirement for employees to check the legal status of their workers. >> in 90 seconds five people arrested for the murder of a bay area paramedic. what the police chief found most upsetting about the suspects. >> it's a case of high vandalism in south san jose. we'll tell you why the investigators say the sabatour knew pactly what he was doing. >> and temperatures are beginning to fall. i'll tell you which areas may have some morning fog. wrap >>> firefighters say the homeowner told them there were 200 rounds of ammunition in the garage. the crews were able to put out the fire in about two hours. no word on what caused that fire. >>> investigators in the south bay are looking for the person who sabotaged a pg & e substa
in washington, the senate judiciary committee is expected to roll out next week. a release was expected for tomorrow but was later delayed because of the bombings in boston. schumer met with president obama and discussed along with the so called gang of eight. here is what was discussed, a new requirement for employees to check the legal status of their workers. >> in 90 seconds five people arrested for the murder of a bay area paramedic. what the police chief found most upsetting about the suspects. >> it's a case of high vandalism in south san >>> firefighters say the homeowner told them there were 200 rounds of ammunition in the garage. the crews were able to put out the fire in about two hours. no word on what caused that fire. >>> investigators in the south bay are looking for the person who sabotaged a pg & e substation and fiberoptics line. christien kafton is live in san jose where investigators say the nature of this vandalism is helping them to narrow their potential list of suspects. >> reporter: we're here at the sheriff's command center. they're looking for evidence at thi
, and i'll follow up a little bit on the question senator mccain raised. i'm looking at an april 2 bloomberg article. goes on in some depth about a group of former u.s. officials who visited there and they say that president obama -- quote the first sentence "president obama's failure to spell out his plans in afghanistan is adding to the risk that some afghans will start negotiating deals with the taliban, according to former u.s. officials who visited the country. one of those being former under secretary of defense michele flournoy, which all of us know. president obama's appointee there. do you think that's a risk that's occurring? agreeator, i absolutely that today we are dealing with uncertainty that has to be addressed by a clear commitment from the united states. what i was attempting to do earlier was allude to the fact that it's about more than a specific number. our commitment post-2014 is --port and are the security support for the afghan security force and the political process. it's an entire package that transcends the importance of any one number. >> all right, i'll
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